Cellar/Tasting Notes "The deep ruby/purple-tinged, tank-aged 2010 Cotes du Rhone St.-Esprit (70% Syrah and 30% Grenache) offers notes of roasted herbs, black cherries, licorice and pepper. This delicious red represents terrific value."
Cellar/Tasting Notes Our best-selling entry level Bordeaux for over a decade, the chateau produces a Merlot-based wine, cherried, supple, fruit-intensive and marvelously enjoyable when young.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Rated, but no tasting note given.Although these wines are normally reviewed by my colleagues David Schildknect in his Languedoc-Roussillon and Alsace reports and Lisa Perrotti-Brown in her reviews of Australian wines, I tasted them during my visit with Chapoutier, so I will include them in this..
Cellar/Tasting Notes This excellent Bordeaux Bargain is owned by Gerard and Chantal Perse of Chateau Pavie and is a perennial overachiever.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The blockbuster 2009 Cotes du Rhone-Villages Centenaire tastes more like a Chateauneuf du Pape than a Cotes du Rhone. Dominated by Grenache with a small amount of Syrah included in the blend, the wine possesses great intensity, a terrific texture, full-bodied power, and wonderful purity and..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Perhaps the finest Vacqueyras I have ever tasted from Chateau des Roques, the 2009 reveals copious black currant and sweet cherry notes intermixed with notions of smoked herbs and earth. Composed of 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre aged in foudre and tank, ... creamy texture and..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Fine floral, mineral, spicy Cabernet blackfruit aromas... impressive, mouthfilling, palate coating, classic Bordeaux Cabernet flavors... handsome claret at an eminently affordable price."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "From Grenache with a bit of Carignan and roughly one-third matured in larger cask, the Bila-Haut 2009 Cotes du Roussillon-Villages Lesquerde L'Esquerda is grown on granitic soil in the town - high up above the Agly and west of Maury - for which it is named, and where Chapoutier has taken-on..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Servinís 2010 Chablis Les Pargues is stunningly beautiful. It boasts crystalline precision in its aromas and flavors. Floral notes lead to crushed rocks, slate and lemon peel in this fabulous Chablis. This is a great showing from Servinís entry-level offering."